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Wild Blue Phlox, Woodland Phlox - Phlox divaricata

Family: Polemoniaceae - Phlox family Genus Common Name: Phlox Native Status: NativeDicot Perennial Herb
Phlox divaricata - Wild Blue Phlox, Woodland Phlox.

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Phlox divaricata

Distribution of Phlox divaricata in the United States and Canada:
USDA Plants Distribution Map temporarily unavailable.
Blue=Native; Grey=Introduced

Map from USDA Plants Database:
USDA, NRCS. 2017. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 21 Feb 2018). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

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Site: The Pocket at Pigeon Mountain, Walker County, GA Date: 2009-March-18Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Nikon D60
1/125f/5.6 ISO100
This specimen has an uncharacteristic 6 petals. Phlox blossoms normally have 5 petals.
Phlox divaricata

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